Just so no one mislabels 146R as a QRS unit...basically "On the QRS unit (Quick Response Service), an AED (automated external defibrillator) is placed additionally inside this cargo area, as well as other EMT supplies." Put ALS providers (EMT-P's and / or PHRN's) on it with with intubation supplies, non-EMT-B drugs, etc. and the provider level is higher than that of a QRS. Quote about the QRS is c/o Upper Dublin PD, Montgomery County,PA. They indicate that they assign an EMT to each "squad" (probably shift) to staff the QRS unit.
Neither unit is intended to transport. In York County where I used to run (long ago) you could perhaps lay a patient across the back seat of YoHo or MoHo's ALS responder unit but the trunk had built in shelves for equipment and supplies so dropping the back seat and laying the patient flat that way was not workable. I wouldn't do it with a patient as you would really have no room to move around to treat them with a patient across the back seat and 1-2 providers trying to squeeze in too. I suppose you could take some *stable* and ambulatory priority III patients off the scene of an MCI with a QRS or an ALS response truck though. Don't know if that's approved under PA protocols. I could prattle on, but I'll restrain myself.
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